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cy·clo·pro·pane

 (sī′klə-prō′pān′)
n.
A highly flammable, explosive, colorless gaseous cycloalkane, C3H6, sometimes used as an anesthetic.
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cyclopropane

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈprəʊpeɪn; ˌsɪk-)
n
(Pharmacology) a colourless flammable gaseous hydrocarbon, used in medicine as an anaesthetic; trimethylene. It is a cycloalkane with molecules containing rings of three carbon atoms. Formula: C3H6; boiling pt: –34°C
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cy•clo•pro•pane

(ˌsaɪ kləˈproʊ peɪn, ˌsɪk lə-)

n.
a colorless, flammable gas, C3H6, used in organic synthesis and as an anesthetic.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.cyclopropane - a colorless flammable gas sometimes used as an inhalation anesthetic
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Translations
syklopropaani
ciclopropano
References in periodicals archive ?
Bonnaud, "A convenient synthesis of bifunctional vicinal cyclopropanes," Synthesis, vol.
A key focus point was the structure of protonated cyclopropanes (PCP+), which have traditionally been regarded as crucial intermediates in these reactions.